FreeBSD : bind -- denial of service vulnerability (7a31e0de-5b6d-11e6-b334-002590263bf5)

Medium Nessus Plugin ID 92772


The remote FreeBSD host is missing one or more security-related updates.


ISC reports :

A query name which is too long can cause a segmentation fault in lwresd.


Update the affected packages.

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Plugin Details

Severity: Medium

ID: 92772

File Name: freebsd_pkg_7a31e0de5b6d11e6b334002590263bf5.nasl

Version: $Revision: 2.5 $

Type: local

Published: 2016/08/08

Modified: 2017/01/16

Dependencies: 12634

Risk Information

Risk Factor: Medium


Base Score: 4.3

Vector: CVSS2#AV:N/AC:M/Au:N/C:N/I:N/A:P


Base Score: 5.9

Vector: CVSS:3.0/AV:N/AC:H/PR:N/UI:N/S:U/C:N/I:N/A:H

Vulnerability Information

CPE: p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind9-devel, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind910, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind911, p-cpe:/a:freebsd:freebsd:bind99, cpe:/o:freebsd:freebsd

Required KB Items: Host/local_checks_enabled, Host/FreeBSD/release, Host/FreeBSD/pkg_info

Patch Publication Date: 2016/08/06

Vulnerability Publication Date: 2016/07/18

Reference Information

CVE: CVE-2016-2775

IAVA: 2017-A-0004